Discourse, 2 May 1835, as Reported by William E. McLellin–A
JS, Discourse, , Geauga Co., OH, 2 May 1835. Featured version copied [not before 25 Feb. 1836] in Minute Book 1, pp. 187–188; handwriting of ; CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Minute Book 1.
and any minister for the , unless it is by the Voice of the Church. No has a right to go into any of the church and appoint meetings or regulate the Church without the consent or advic[e] of the presiding Elder of said branch. If the first are all occupied, and there is a call for more laborers it will be the duty of the seven presidents of the first seventy to call and ordain other Seventy and send them forth to labor, in the vineyard until if need be they set a part apart seven times Seventy, even until there shall be one hundred & forty and four thousand. The Seventy are not to attend the of the unless they are called upon or requested to by the Twelve. The twelve and the Seventy have particularly to depend upon their Ministry for their support and that of their families, and they have a right by virtue of their offices to call upon the Church to assist them. [p. 188]